Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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Apple Fruitcake

I love traditional fruitcake, but the rest of my family does not. The apple version I came up with got everyone’s seal of approval.

Mini Fruitcakes

Fruitcake always looked so festive to me but I did not like the hard citron fruit so I came up...


Festive Fruitcakes

Having made this fruitcake for many years, I can promise you it's so much better than anything you'll find in...


Christmas Fruitcake Bars

I have baked this cookie every Christmas for at least 25 years. I've had the recipe for so long, I...


Special Holiday Fruitcake

“I got this recipe from my husband's aunt. Everyone likes it, even me, and I was never crazy about fruitcake...

Light Candied Fruitcake

Light as a feather and full of flavor, this fruitcake from Nancy Adams of Las Vegas, Nevada makes a delectable...


Grandma’s Molasses Fruitcake

This dense, dark, moist fruitcake was my grandmother's recipe. The flavor just gets better and better as it sits in...

Holiday Fruitcake

This is my own fruitcake recipe and it's a family favorite. The mixture of fruits and nuts helps make it...


Bite-Size Fruitcakes

Meet the Cook: Because I didn't care for fruitcake, I had to have the recipe for this after I found...


Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Start a new holiday tradition with this flavorful golden fruitcake from Judy Junwirth of Athol, South Dakota.


Cherry Date Fruitcake

It's a Christmas tradition for me to serve this fruitcake at parties and to give it to friends and family....

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake

This was my dear grandmother's recipe. She was a farmer's wife and a very good cook. Even folks who don't...


Chocolate Chip Fruitcake

"Chocolate chips temp even those who don't care for fruitcake to try this one," says Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan.


Golden Fruitcake

Fruitcake has been favored by my family ever since my sister shared this light version. It's moist and filled with...


Chiffon Fruitcake

Unlike typical fruitcakes, this tall cake is nice and light. The cinnamon whipped cream adds a bit of festive flair.


Cherry Pineapple Fruitcake

This is the finishing touch to our Christmas dinner. My family always claimed they didn't like fruitcake, but they love...

Fresh Grapefruit Cake

This dessert's particularly good for a backyard barbecue. My husband enjoys it, and our 2-year-old son thinks we're having a...


Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

I’ve found that people who normally won’t eat fruitcake make an exception when they sample these. Using mini muffin pans...


Coconut Fruitcake

A neighbor gave me this recipe when we first moved to this small town, saying it dated back to the...


Carrot Fruitcake

Even those who don't care for fruitcake love this special holiday dessert. It's a fun way to "dress up" that...


Chocolate-Dipped Apricot Fruitcakes

Here's a hint about this recipe: Don't call it fruitcake when you serve it. People who aren't normally fans will...


Makeover White Fruitcake

A beloved fruitcake recipe has been passed down through the generations, and I've made it lighter and brighter. I remember...


Holiday White Fruitcake

Years ago, when I attended Koloa Missionary Church in Hawaii, a friend gave me this recipe. Now I whip up...


Candied Fruitcake Squares

I'm not big on citrussy fruitcake, so when I found this version decades ago, I knew I'd found "my" recipe....

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Pumpkin Fruitcake

I make this fruity cake many times between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The dense cake has wonderful pumpkin flavor and is...


Jeweled Fruitcake

I promise this jeweled fruitcake is simply fantastic. Even my friends and family members who don’t normally care for fruitcake...